Phil Miltenberger, 80

Phil H. Miltenberger, 80, Marion, formerly of Wabash County passed away 8:05 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, at Colonial Oaks Healthcare Center in Marion. He was born to the late Lemoine and Ruth (Hunt) Miltenberger on March 21, 1933 in Wabash County.

He served his country in the United States Army in Korea. He married Ann L. Shenefield on April 5, 1953; she survives. He was a carpenter, he farmed, and he also worked at Whites Residential. He was a member of Woodlawn Hills Church of Christ in Marion. He was also a member of Grant County VFW of Marion.

He is also survived by two sons, Phil Miltenberger (Kathy), Ypsilanti, Mich. and Scott Miltenberger (Bonnie), Marion; three daughters, Mrs. Keith (Lili) Dailey, Warsaw, Mrs. Gary (Luann) Dillon, Wabash, and Mrs. James (Leann) Abbott, Gas City; sister, Mrs. Roger (Nancy) Panning, Wabash; 14 grandchildren and six great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Max Miltenberger.

Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on July 15, at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery with Bruce Everett officiating. Burial will follow in the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery. In Lieu of Flowers to Woodlawn Hills Church of Christ, 2718 N Wabash Rd.,  Marion, IN 46952.

McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel 104 S. Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940 are entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Posted on 2013 Jul 12